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by marty
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.
Replies: 66
Views: 2369

Re: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.

Paedophiles are very manipulative. Baker didnt need to mention it, everyone in the school knew and so did the general public. I agree that paedophiles are manipulative but if that's the case, how come "everyone" knew? And if everyone knew why the need for a letter? Doesn't make sense to me. I would...
by marty
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.
Replies: 66
Views: 2369

Re: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.

CodFlabAndMuck wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:51 pm
Paedophiles are very manipulative.
Baker didnt need to mention it, everyone in the school knew and so did the general public.
I agree that paedophiles are manipulative but if that's the case, how come "everyone" knew? And if everyone knew why the need for a letter? Doesn't make sense to me.
by marty
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.
Replies: 66
Views: 2369

Re: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.

The letter accurately reflects my understanding of events at the time and the reasons given for such behaviour. I dont believe it is evidence in itself of a cover up by Baker. My take is that Webb mislead friends and colleagues and was economical with the truth, a point picked up on by HHJ Henson d...
by marty
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.
Replies: 66
Views: 2369

Re: It's time for Sillett, Cairncross and Poulton to comment.

I have been through the Daily Express archives online and I cannot find the article about Mr. Chips, which we have previously been told was fed to the papers by pupil and not the school. I believe that the article was actually in the Sun but I have not had a chance to get to the library as that pub...
by marty
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Expelled
Replies: 122
Views: 10513

Re: Expelled

Bishbashbosh wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:42 pm
No mention of the barn being burned down? Roughly 90, 91? On the farm on the way to Southwater...

One culprit "asked to leave", the other allowed to stay. Both from Thorn B.
I vaguely remember this story but, much like Fairfield Catering's output, I have probably blocked it from my memory.
by marty
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Roger Martin
Replies: 126
Views: 3316

Re: Roger Martin

Scrub my previous. This tells you what happened: Roger Martin, a former teacher at the School, appeared today at Lewes Crown Court. Mr Martin entered a not guilty plea and was released on unconditional bail until his trial date on 11th March 2019 when he will appear at Lewes Crown Court. https://www...
by marty
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Roger Martin
Replies: 126
Views: 3316

Re: Roger Martin

Is there any possibility the accused failed to attend Crown Court yesterday ? The lawpages state that the hearing finished at 12.42 with nothing untoward of that nature reported. I guess someone could try asking Eloise Marshall QC's clerk if she is prosecuting this one as well, and if so what yeste...
by marty
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: "More than a Brother" A H Buck and Edmund Blunden
Replies: 12
Views: 465

Re: "More than a Brother" A H Buck and Edmund Blunden

This is part of why I'm so pissed off with Poulton in particular. Several friends were instantly expelled from CH by Poulton for being caught having sex, and treated to patronising sermons about it. The entire school even had to endure one cringe inducing lecture in Big School where he talked about...
by marty
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Roger Martin
Replies: 126
Views: 3316

Re: Roger Martin

richardb wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:00 am
Incidentally, I don't believe that Reid's exhortations were written by him. They will have been very carefully scripted from above.
And (without wanting to denigrate your profession Richard) almost certainly with input from a lawyer..
by marty
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Roger Martin
Replies: 126
Views: 3316

Re: Roger Martin

Hearing finished at 12.42. No news reports online yet that I can see.
by marty
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Ampleforth and Downside
Replies: 18
Views: 689

Re: Ampleforth and Downside

postwarblue wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:35 am
See today's Daily Telegraph.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/famil ... has-never/
That is a devastatingly sad story.
by marty
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Ampleforth and Downside
Replies: 18
Views: 689

Re: Ampleforth and Downside

jakew wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:58 pm
As it happens I know someone who boarded at Downside during the relevant period. In order to safely uphold the family tradition, he has resorted to the rather drastic - in my view - action of moving to Somerset, so that his kids don't have to board.
What’s wrong with Wells?! 😂
by marty
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Ampleforth and Downside
Replies: 18
Views: 689

Re: Ampleforth and Downside

Yep. Whoever put it all on there has stuck to known facts, presumably so the school cannot object to its inclusion.
by marty
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Ampleforth and Downside
Replies: 18
Views: 689

Re: Ampleforth and Downside

Observer wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:29 pm

Can CH claim to have 'A refreshing openness and honesty about the place these days'?
Er, no. Unfortunately.
by marty
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Ampleforth and Downside
Replies: 18
Views: 689

Re: Ampleforth and Downside

The Good Schools Guide says about CH: "The pupils know they're lucky to be here. For every student who gets in, four or five are turned away. Most pupils love to sing and the cathartic feeling of their voices joined together, soaring past the frescoes in the chapel is one of the moments they squirre...